Middle East Studies After 9/11: Islamists and the Politics of Consensus

Issue Date July 2002
Volume 13
Issue 3
Page Numbers 109-115
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Middle Eastern autocracies rely ever more on repression of both their Islamist and secular critics, and therefore increasingly fear that any opening will be uncontrollable. Is there a way out?

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Daniel Brumberg is associate professor of government and director of Democracy and Governance Studies at Georgetown University, and a senior nonresident fellow at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED).

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